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Continuous flight auger (CFA) piling

Senior Design Engineer

Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

You will have a Civil Engineering Degree and experience in the design of pile foundations and embedded retaining walls. You should be proficient in the use of geotechnical/ structural software packages (namely Alp, Adsec and Wallap) and be capable of producing robust and economic designs independently.

Experience in the design of ground anchors and soil nails would be beneficial but not essential.

All applicants must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Successful candidates should demonstrate a desire to be challenged and be able to contribute towards the continued successful growth of the business.

The candidate would be based at our Kirkby in Ashfield Head Office, although successful candidates would be expected to spend a period of time in all our Regional offices.

  • Produce robust and economic bearing pile and embedded retaining wall design solutions for VE
  • Liaise with Divisions to manage own workload and expectations
  • Attend Divisional meetings as and when required
  • Attend meeting with potential clients to develop schemes
  • Actively support junior members of the team
Person Specification:
  • Required to be at least Degree qualified in an Engineering or related discipline.
  • 3 years post graduate experience in a contractor environment
  • Be aware of current codes and standards
  • Ability to communicate effectively and to manage own workload are essential skills
  • Should be active in continuing professional development and training
  • Strong technical background and ability to undertake bearing pile and embedded retaining wall designs independently
  • Experience in the use of geotechnical/structural software, namely Alp, Adsec, Wallap

If you are interested in the above position please apply in writing, enclosing a copy of your Curriculum Vitae to: HR Department, Van Elle Ltd, Summit Close, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottingham, NG17 8GJ, or, Email: